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The '''thirty-seven factors of enlightenment''' ([[Wyl.]] ''byang chub kyi phyogs kyi chos sum cu rtsa bdun'') are thirty-seven practices undertaken and perfected at specific stages of the first four of the [[five paths]] and present thereafter as qualities of [[enlightenment]].
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The '''thirty-seven factors of enlightenment''' (Skt. ''saptatriṁśa-bodhipakṣa-dharma''; [[Wyl.]] ''byang chub kyi phyogs kyi chos sum cu rtsa bdun'') are thirty-seven practices undertaken and perfected at specific stages of the first four of the [[five paths]] and present thereafter as qualities of [[enlightenment]].
  
 
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Revision as of 17:42, 4 November 2010

The thirty-seven factors of enlightenment (Skt. saptatriṁśa-bodhipakṣa-dharma; Wyl. byang chub kyi phyogs kyi chos sum cu rtsa bdun) are thirty-seven practices undertaken and perfected at specific stages of the first four of the five paths and present thereafter as qualities of enlightenment.

They are as follows:

Alternative Translations

  • thirty-seven wings of enlightenment (Dharma Publishing)

Further Reading

  • Kangyur Rinpoche, Treasury of Precious Qualities (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2001), 'Appendix 6'.